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Saturday, January 09, 2016

The Cosby-Clinton Media Double Standard

The indictment of Bill Cosby for sexual assault could play an important role in the 2016 campaign. On Comedy Central, leftist "fake news" anchor Larry Wilmore said even if Cosby isn't convicted, a trial is a good thing. "For too long, the women who have accused him of this crime were not being listened to, because they were being silenced by a powerful man and a complicit culture. And, now, finally, regardless of what happens next, they're being heard."

A powerful man, a complicit culture: sounds like Bill Clinton — except the real "news" media will never turn on him.

None of Bill Cosby's accusers were ever slimed by pundits. They've been treated with respect and with care because the alleged crime called for it.

But look how they treated Paula Jones. The body language from the start implied she was trailer trash and deserved it. Kathleen Willey? She was allegedly groped by Clinton, so she was more trash begging to presidentially pawed. Juanita Broaddrick? She accused the president of rape, and the media walked away, never wanting a real answer.



Anonymous said...

Oh, the double standard run a muck for sure with this situation. Most need to remember Clinton was accused of RAPE. While Cosby is no better, he was demonized thoroughly in the press and did not have Barbra Streisand singing his glories to the world! Just amazing how sheep will be led into a world of fantastical revelry rather than think for themselves - using good old fashion common sense.

Anonymous said...

Keep in mind that it took over 30 women to come forward with accusations against Bill Cosby before anyone listened.

Bill Clinton is a sleaze but this is not a double standard.

The difference in reporting is solely based on how best to generate interest and therefore, revenue.